Apr 23, 2013 6:00am EDT
the show is that one, apple. the tech giant expected to post earnings of $10.01 per share. folks, that would be a 19% drop year over year, the first expected drop in more than a decade. now, revenue is seen rising 8% to 42.3 billion. he here as always is going to be iphone sales. the main driver of apple revenue, we're going to speak with analysts all morning to get their perspective on the name. but what is your take, america? log in to facebook and vote in our arm chair analyst poll. will apple tonight meet, beat or miss estimates? as for the economy, here is today's calendar. >> how is the crowd sourcing experiment gone so far? i haven't looked at the results. >> the results for coming. >>? >> i can't even log in to the borrowing page. >> they've gotten some decent numbers that have come this. i think there are 1500 or 1700 -- >> but are they better -- >> they're good at it, but i think we have made the mistake of picking from predictable companies. that's why we started picking some trickier companies like apple. that's the one that's up in the air. nobody knows exactly what'
Apr 22, 2013 4:00am PDT
for stocks you will yeall year. apple is the biggest name on the list. if you own apple shares, you have probably seen and felt this stomach churning chart. share price has tumbled over the past year down 31% over that period now trading below $400 a share. why? slumping demand for products. apple was once the most valuable company in the world by market value, so the stock some analysts say relatively cheap right now. we will know better tomorrow what the future of apple will be. it has an awful lot to prove. investors have been stung. apple clearly a big business story of the day and the week. john. >> no question a lot of people watching that very closely. thanks. meanwhile, ahead on "starting point," the surviving suspect hidden in this plain sight after the marathon bombings going about college life as if nothing ever happened. we will hear from students who spoke to him on campus. you're watching a special edition of "starting point" live from boston. people join angie's list for all kinds of reasons. i go to angie's list to gauge whether or not the projects will be done in a timel
Apr 22, 2013 2:00am PDT
stocks is enticing for people who want to take money off the table. apple on tuesday, a lot of you have been asking me about apple and what will happen with apple shares, tuesday we will get apple results. a lot to digest this week. $333 million, that's an estimate of how much it dos shut down boston and surrounding suburbs on friday. $333 million. the losses will likely be short-term for companies. boston is a big company getting back to work this monday morning. the boston metropolitan area produces $325 billion worth of goods and services every year. a little less than a billion dollars a day. the ninth gdp in the country. friday everything just stopped. businesses closed. public transit shut down. 16 of the area's 35 colleges closed campuses. most of the taxis were off the roads. shopping centers were shut. while many people worked from home or had the day off, some workers were very busy. thousands of law enforcement officials, hospital workers, hotel workers. there was overtime. where you saw some companies shut down, other area there's was economic activity. dunkin' donuts locati